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Portland, Oregon is going crazy for tiny houses: VIDEO

A new film follows the lives of four micro-home dwellers
By Business Insider | May 03, 2015 09:27AM

As the average square feet of homes in the U.S. has climbed over recent decades, several thousand households have chosen to scale down their homes to structures measuring just a few hundred square feet, with minimal possessions and often built on wheels for easy transport.

“Small is Beautiful” focuses specifically on four individuals living in Portland, Oregon as they design and construct their own unique tiny houses in pursuit of a mortgage-free lifestyle.